As the International Cricket World Cup Is slowly moving to its final legs, tension is rising among the fans. Even though the fate of both the team in this tournament has already been decided, the match will determine the rank of the Indian side in the final four. This ranking will determine the team that India will be facing in the semis.
So, let’s take a look at the facts and figures of both the teams before the final fight starts.
Date of the Match: Saturday 6th July. 10:30 am (UK time)
Place of the Match: Headingley, Leeds.
Expected Weather of the Day: Mostly sunny with occasional cloudy spells.
Result of the Last Match: On the last meet of these teams, India beat Sri Lankan side by 8 wickets.
●India is the favorite of this match. Till now, the Indian side has won every match, except for the unfortunate loss against England. They will be keen to wrap this game nice and tight.
●If India wins this game, it will give them the required momentum that they need in the knockout games.
●The bowling lineup is still a cause of concern for the Indian side.
●The quality of Sri Lanka’s performance is still dwindling. However, their win in the last match against West Indies might be the first sign of their better performance.
●The last game showed that the Sri Lankan side performed better when they play under no pressure. It might be a cause of concern for the semi-finalist Indian side.
●Lasith Malinga is still in a ferocious form, and the Sri Lankan side will use him to pick some opening wickets.
Even though the bowling line up of Indian side is not that stable, but they cal still pick off the tattered Sri Lankan batting line up. The strong batting line up of Indian side is also an indication of a great performance of Indian team. All in all, the Indian side should be able to win the game with ease.